: Nov. 29

November 28, 2012


Coins stolen: August Caleffe III, of 50 Cross Creek Road, Cross Creek, told state police Monday collector coins were stolen from a safe in the bedroom of his home.


Pipe stolen: Five, 10-foot sections of steel pipe were reported stolen Saturday from Brownlee Trucking, 5035 Jefferson Ave., Hopewell, state police said. The thief fled north on Seminary Road.


Fire ruled arson: A Nov. 18 fire that did $100,000 in damage to a home owned by Amy Chase, 137 N. Haft. St., Houston, has been ruled arson by a state police fire marshal.


Barn burglarized: Susan Carl and Jack Hopwood, of 515 Indian Camp Road, Independence, told state police Tuesday their barn was entered. Stolen were tools and fuel stabilizer.


Archive stolen: A portable hard drive containing information from an oral history project was stolen from Peters Township Public Library, township police said. The hard drive was stolen between Nov. 1 and Tuesday.


Criminal mischief: A vehicle parked on Lark Tree Circle, Bridgeville, had paint thinner poured on it, causing $3,000 in damage, before 11:25 a.m. Nov. 22, township police said.


Burglary arrest: Joseph Wilkinson, 20, of 38 W. Walnut St., was arrested early Wednesday by Washington police after Lewis Golubosky found him inside his garage at 141 Wellington Ave., trying to steal a couch. The homeowner detained Wilkinson until police arrived. Golubosky told police he was awakened about 3 a.m. by his dog barking. Wilkinson told police he was going to sell the couch. He was arraigned before District Judge Robert Redlinger on charges of burglary, theft and loitering and prowling at night. He was placed in the Washington County jail on $5,000 bond.

Man charged: Robert W. Noble, 48, of 740 Ewing St., was arraigned on charges of possession of paraphernalia and a controlled substance, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, theft, contraband, tempering with evidence and fleeing for an incident that occurred November 10. According to court documents, police visited Noble’s residence, where they found a grinder and a small amount of marijuana. After a struggle, police were able to cuff Noble and place him in a police cruiser. While officers were collecting evidence, Noble managed to escape from the back window of the police car and took off on foot. Noble was arraigned by District Judge Robert Redlinger Wednesday. He was placed in the Washington County jail on a $5,000 straight bond.

Pizza money stolen: City police will charge Cora Franell, 35, of 495 Duncan Ave., with theft for stealing money from the register and collection bags while she was working at the Fox’s Pizza on West Chestnut Street.

Criminal mischief: The window of the Dubtown Ink tattoo shop on the corner of East Walnut and Main streets was reportedly broken out Wednesday night.



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